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These Riddles Were Written For Kids, But They Are Super Hard

Riddles come in all shapes and sizes. And they are not just for entertainment either. Our riddles will be sure to be a healthy workout for your brain. These are riddles for kids, but they are trickier than you think.

Today we give you, just a few riddles, but they’ll give you a challenge. They are only simple at first glance, but once you try answering them you will soon see how tricky they are!

So, get your riddling cap to see if you can find out what these riddles are talking about. Here we go:


6 Riddles for Kids, That Even You Will Have Trouble With

Riddle 1:

You are physically standing behind your father. At the same time, he is standing behind you. How is that possible?


Riddle 2:

A girl is talking with her friend. She says that she was born in 1955 and her 17th birthday was last week. The friend immediately thinks that she is lying. But she is telling the truth. How can it be?


Riddle 3:

You proceed when it is red but stop when it is green. What is it?


Riddle 4:

A word has 5 letters. You take away 4 of its last letters. But its pronunciation does not change. What is the word?


Riddle 5:

There are 2 of them in a corner, 1 in a room, none in a house, but there is 1 in a shelter. What is it?


Riddle 6:

I have branches but no fruit, trunk, or leaves. What am I?


The Answers:

Reading the answers is easy. But we advise you to give the riddles another read if you haven’t figured out any of them. The answers are really not complicated, but then again that is the fun of a riddle.

So, have you collected your answers?

Here they are:

1. You and your father are standing back-to-back. So, both of you are facing the opposite direction.
2. The girl was born in hospital room number 1955. She did not say it was the year.
3. It’s a watermelon! The complete opposite of a traffic light.
4. Queue. If you remove –ueue, you are left with ‘q’ – which has the same pronunciation as the original word.
5. It is the letter R. Did you think it was something living or an object?
6. A bank.

So how many of them did you get right? And how long did they take you?

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